Assistant Professor – School Psychology – NOTICE OF FILING

first_imgPosting DetailsRecruitment Number5342Working TitleAssistant Professor – School Psychology – NOTICE OF FILINGPosition TypeAppointment Percentage100Division/CollegeCollege of Arts, Social Sciences & HumanitiesDescription of College / Department / Program / Division /UnitThe College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities ( CASSH )includes departments and programs in the humanities, socialsciences and interdisciplinary studies, as well departments in theSchool of Visual and Performing Arts ( VPA ). CASSH / VPA continuesthe established liberal studies tradition of providing curriculaleading to the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Sciencedegree.CASSH / VPA is dedicated to providing quality innovativeinstruction and creative learning experiences which preparesstudents for future careers and education. More broadly, suchlearning allows students to continue to develop meaningful,responsible lives. Graduates of the college will have developed theability to communicate effectively, to think critically, to conductsound research, to understand complex issues, to use knowledge inall aspects of life, to participate meaningfully as globalcitizens, and to discover and apply carefully consideredvalues.CASSH / VPA faculty and staff are committed to maintaining academicintegrity and high ethical standards. CASSH / VPA, through itsfaculty, students, and curricula, also is dedicated to advancingcultural diversity. Furthermore, by developing partnerships andencouraging professional connections, the college works diligentlyto establish its membership in the broader community.The academic community within the College of Arts, Social Sciences,and Humanities and School of Visual and Performing Arts supports astrong general education program, nurtures exceptional disciplinaryprograms, and creates innovative interdisciplinary andinternational programs, which together promote lifelong personaland professional learning for every individual who comes throughtheir programs.Position SummaryThe Department of Psychology in the College of Arts, SocialSciences, and Humanities ( CASSH ) at the University ofWisconsin-La Crosse, is recruiting a new colleague in the graduateSchool Psychology Program for a full-time tenure-track AssistantProfessor position to start August 2020. The School PsychologyProgram is housed within the Psychology Department and has a strongrecord of educating future school psychologists who positivelyimpact children’s learning outcomes. The program grants anEducation Specialist degree and is approved by the NationalAssociation of School Psychologists ( NASP ). This position isaffiliated with the School of Education, Professional, andContinuing Education ( EPC ) and the dean of the EPC will providefeedback regarding hiring and personnel reviews to the department.School of Education affiliated faculty are expected to be engagedin service and scholarly activities that inform and enhance thework they do with prospective teachers. Some additional work hoursoutside the academic school year may be required in order to alignduties with the PK-12 school year. UW-La Crosse’s School ofEducation, Professional, and Continuing Education is committed toprinciples of equity, inclusion, and social justice. We seek toadvance UW-La Crosse’s strategic planning goal, “AchievingExcellence through Diversity and Equity” by increasing theretention of diverse students, faculty, and staff; teaching withidentity inclusive and responsive pedagogies; and ensuring thateveryone—regardless of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexualidentity, citizenship, first language, religion, ability and otheridentities—is included and welcomed on campus. Faculty members inthis position collaborate with the Department of EducationalStudies on advising and curriculum related issues.Our new colleague will share the department’s commitment todiversity and will be a dedicated teacher, active scholar, andmentor for students with diverse backgrounds. We especiallyencourage applications from members of historicallyunder-represented groups, those whose work furthers the program’sdiversity and inclusion efforts, and those who bring to campusvaried life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.Position Description: The four full-time faculty in the programoperate as a team and rely on individual and collective strengths.As such, we prefer an applicant who can contribute in one or moreof the following ways: engage in high impact teaching practices onthe diagnosis and positive change of behavior concerns in childrenand adolescent; increase community engagement and collaborationwith schools and other community institutions serving children andadolescents; experience and/or interest in grant writing; andexperience and/or interest in online programming. Graduate teachingexpectations are a 3-3 course load and may include courses, such asBehavior Assessment & Management, Psychological Consultation& Collaboration, and other courses within the applicant’sinterest area. Other graduate duties include supervision of Ed.S.capstone projects and supervision of student practica andinternships. Occasional undergraduate course offerings appropriateto the candidate’s training and expertise are a possibility.Consistent with our practitioner/scholar training philosophy, weoffer a two-credit reassignment to work in local schools on arotating basis. Additional responsibilities include maintaining anactive scholarship agenda, and providing service to the department,university, community, and profession. Academic year salary iscompetitive and commensurate with experience with excellent fringebenefits and insurance programs.General position summary statement for UWL facultypositions:Under general supervision of department chair, a person in thisposition is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduatecourses, and advising students. In addition to preparing for andholding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teachinginvolves maintaining currency in the content area related to theteaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing studentoutcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding officehours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, on-goingprogram of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. In addition,this individual will provide service to the department, college,and university and is likely expected to provide service to thecommunity and/or the profession. Other duties may be assigned bythe chair or dean.Required Qualifications• Earned (or nearly completed) doctorate in School Psychology, or aclosely related field, by August 31, 2020. The degree must beearned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15,2021.• At least one year of School Psychology experience or theequivalent, as approved by the EPC Dean, in prekindergarten throughgrade 12 settings.Preferred Qualifications• A strong commitment to training in and identity with SchoolPsychology.• Evidence of potential for effective teaching and researchinvolving students in higher education settings.• Expertise in behavior assessment and intervention.• Interest/expertise in collaborating with community agencies todevelop high impact learning opportunities for students.• Interest/evidence in federal and external grant writing.• Interest/expertise in the design and delivery of online learningopportunities.• At least three years of School Psychology experience or theequivalent, as approved by the EPC Dean, in prekindergarten throughgrade 12 settings.Physical DemandsWorking conditions and environmentMiscellaneous InformationA competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted forthis employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. Anapplication for Alien Employment Certification is being filed onbehalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone withdocumentary evidence relative to the application, or availableworkers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the RegionalCertifying Office of the Department of Labor at the followingaddress:U.S Department of Labor Employment and Training AdministrationForeign Labor Certification National Processing Center HarrisTower233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410 Atlanta GA 30303 Phone:404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet aUnited States Department of Labor requirement. See the job postingfor more details.Duties/ResponsibilitiesThese are the job duties required for the position.Posting Detail InformationSpecial InstructionsFor your Reference Contact Information document, please include thenames, email addresses and phone numbers of 3 professionalreferences who can speak to teaching/supervision skills,clinical/appliedskills, and/or research skills.Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a specialneed/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiringprocess.Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires referencechecks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to beconducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recentemployer and with all previous UW System institution and State ofWisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. UPS-OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdfPosting Date01/27/2020Close DateContinuous RecruitmentYesContinuous Recruitment First Review Date02/27/2020Position Contact NameRob Dixon, Search and Screen ChairPosition Contact [email protected] DocumentsRequired DocumentsResume/Curriculum VitaeCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationReference Contact InformationOptional DocumentsSupplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by aUW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during thelast seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide theinstitution or agency name, your supervisor and contactinformation, including phone number and email address.(Open Ended Question)* Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name andcontact information, including phone number and email address.(Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW Systemrequires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexualviolence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s mostrecent employer and with all previous UW System institution andState of Wisconsin agency employers from the past sevenyears.)(Open Ended Question)How did you hear about this employment opportunity?Chronicle of Higher Education Web SiteDiscipline-Specific Publication/Web SiteHERC Web Web SiteJob Center of Wisconsin Web SiteMinority Publication/Web SiteUniversity of Wisconsin – La Crosse Social Media (i.e.Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)University of Wisconsin – La Crosse Web SiteLa Crosse TribunePersonal Referral * The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal theidentities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing,except that the identity of the successful candidate will bereleased. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read andunderstand that if I am the successful candidate for this position,my name may be released.I do not request that my identity remain confidential.last_img read more